Prestons Lake

Prestons Lake is a scenic 19-acre lake near Colchester known for its diverse fish species, including Carp, Pike, Tench, Bream, and Hybrids.

The lake boasts large Carp and Pike, with some reaching over 30lb.

Fishing in the Nature Reserve area is prohibited, and the lake is open year-round with clean facilities for anglers.

Prestons Lake

Prestons Lake, Essex, CO9 2, United Kingdom

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Prestons Lake

About Prestons Lake

Prestons Lake is a secluded 19-acre lake located about 12 miles from Colchester, between White Colne and Pebmarsh. The lake is fed by a stream and has a good variety of fish species, including Carp, Pike, Tench, Bream, and Hybrids. The fish in the lake have grown and bred well due to the good water quality.

There are Carp in the lake that weigh over 30lb, as well as some Pike up to 30lb. The lake also has a lot of silverfish, such as Bream, Roach, and Perch. It is common to catch these fish, but catching a Carp can be more of a challenge.

The top end of the lake is a Nature Reserve and is off-limits to all members. Fishing in this area will result in automatic expulsion from the club.

Some of the Carp in the lake are from a batch bred by Mark Symonds, which are known to grow quickly and are expected to reach over 20lb.

Prestons Lake is open all year round, with no specific season when fishing is not allowed. There are two toilets in the car park that are regularly cleaned. These facilities are available for anglers to use.

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